devour1.to eat or eat up hungrily, greedily, or voraciously
2.to consume or destroy with devastating force
3.to take in greedily with the eyes, ears, or mind the child devours fairy tales
4.to absorb completely; engross devoured by curiosity
5.to swallow up; engulf
"She devoured those carrots"
That is what I said about Helen tonight.
And up pops Charlotte from over the couch, and so matter of factly says....
"Devour means to to Gobble something up into your tummy"
What a smart little girl she is. How, you ask, did such a little girl learn such a large word?
Well, we have been reading a lot of Fancy Nancy lately.
But I must admit...
I owe this one to our good friend Word Girl.